Painting and Decorating: Introduction


21 Aug 2023


14 Jun 2024

National Progression Award (PDA) in Painting and Decorating. This full time introductory course follows a programme that is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge of Painting and Decorating including Health and Safety, Employment and Behavioural skills, Access platforms, Preparing Surfaces for Decoration, Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller to Non-Complex Areas, Applying Foundation and Plain Papers, Producing Specialist Decorative Finishes, Sustainability and Core Skills.

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National Progression Award (NPA) at SCQF level 5


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College , 1 or 2 days per week on placement


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Entry requirements

Subject to an interview session

Progression opportunities

Students who complete the course will have the opportunity to apply for the City & Guilds Level 5 course in Painting and Decorating or, if they find employment, the participant could return to College to join Painting and Decorating: Modern Apprenticeship Year 1


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